R9 270X HAWK

Overview

 Key Features

  • Active Phase Switching
    - Increase efficiency by disabling unneeded Power Phases in low power demand situations
  • Triple Overvoltage
    - Individually adjust GPU, Memory and PLL voltages for maximum overclocks
    - Use V-Check points for direct and most accurate read-out of GPU, memory and PLL voltage
  • Advanced Thermal Design
    - Dual 10CM PWM controlled fans with Propeller Blade Technology
    - Airflow Control Technology optimizes efficiency of heat pipes 
  • Military Class Components
    - Certified to MIL-STD-810G standard for maximum lifetime under extreme circumstances
    - Best components for maximum efficiency and power delivery


Video Output Function

  • Dual-link DVI-I x 1
  • Dual-link DVI-D x 1
  • HDMI x 1 (version 1.4a)
  • DisplayPort x 1

 
Bundle MSI developed driver and utilities

  • MSI Live Update Series(Live Graphics Card BIOS & Live Graphics Card Driver)
    Automatically online download & update Graphics Card BIOS & Drivers, reduce the risk of getting the wrong files, and never have the trouble on web site searching.
  • MSI Graphics Card Driver
  • MSI StarOSD
    StarOSD can monitor system information, adjust monitor figuration, and overclock system.
  • MSI Dual Core Center
  • MSI Live
    MSI Live including all real time life information you need, such as Live MSI Product News, Live Daily Information, Live Personal Schedule Manager, Live Search and more.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Microsoft® DirectX
  • Norton Internet Security™ 2008  60 days Trial
    -Blocks online identity theft by phishing Web sites
    -Detects and eliminates spyware
    -Removes viruses and Internet worms automatically
    -Protects against hackers

Product Accessories
 
   
*For mini DP to DP adapter, the actual item is subject to change without notice
 
 

 

MSI Reminds You...

  1. The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the specific Specification with your local dealers.
  2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

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Twin Frozr IV Advanced

MSI's new Twin Frozr IV Advanced is equipped with all new Airflow Control technology.  This new tech uses a special deflector inside the heat sink to direct airflow to the heat pipe leading to quicker heat dissipation.In additional, we adopt to dual 10cm Propeller Blade with Dust Removal Technology* which make sure there is always plenty of airflow going to your card.

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Military Class 4 Components

MSI Graphics Cards are the only one of meeting MIL-STD-810G standard. We adopt top components like Copper MOS, Hi-c CAP, New SFC, and Dark Solid CAP to ensure the best stability and quality. It brings perfect quality and longest lifetime to you.
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3X3 OC Kits

- Triple Overvoltage: adjust the voltage of GPU, memory and PLL to unleash the potential of graphics card.
- Triple Temp Monitor: Monitoring and controlling GPU/Memory/PLL condition at the same time.
- Enhanced PWM Design: Providing higher overclocking capability and better stability in peak load.
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Afterburner

Afterburner co-development by MSI and Rivatuner, MSI releases the ultimate graphics card utility “Afterburner”. This utility enables all MSI graphics cards users to boost performance and to monitor all kinds of critical information in real-time. Afterburner is a completely free utility which is compatible with almost all MSI graphics cards.
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Live Update 5

This is a single utility software that automatically checks BIOS, driver and utility updates and installs for you , which can save your time for searching and lower the risk while updating.
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PCI Express Gen 3 Standard

This advanced manufacturing technology reduces operating temperatures and improves performance, and when combined with the latest connectivity standard it can also deliver a staggering 32GB/s of bandwidth with compatible CPUs and motherboards, this means an even better gaming experience for gamers
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HDMI + DVI Output

HDMI and DVI are the most comprehensive used interfaces for high definition video display. MSI adopts two interfaces to provide a complete output solution for users to enjoy the latest HD video such as blu-ray movie.
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AMD Eyefinity technology

Enjoy the ultimate immersive gaming experience with innovative “wrap around” multidisplay capabilities. Fore more info, please click here.

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AMD App Acceleration

Improve performance of everyday tasks such as Web browsing, office applications and video rendering. Fore more info, please click here.

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AMD GCN Architecture

Primed to enable astonishing performance and breathtaking image quality, making it a top choice for gamers who expect the best. Fore more info, please click here.

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APS (Active Phase Switching)

APS (Active Phase Switching) MSI exclusive power-saving technology for graphics card or motherboard. ‧Adjust PWM phase based on GPU/Memory loading ‧Maintain high efficiency under all loading, up to 93% ‧Save more power and keep low working temperature
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AMD CrossFire™ technology

With outstanding performance scaling, a system equipped with AMD CrossFire™ technology keeps you fragging while everyone else is reaching for an upgrade. Fore more info, please click here.

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AMD HD3D Technology

Play 3D games, watch Blu-ray 3D videos, and edit 3D photos on your 3D monitor, TV or projector. Fore more info, please click here.

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AMD PowerTune technology

Enables intelligent power monitoring to enable higher clock speeds and better performance in your favorite games.

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AMD ZeroCore technology

Allows your AMD Radeon™ GPU to consume virtually no power when in idle state

Brief Specifications

Graphics Engine AMD Radeon™ R9 270X
Interface PCI Express x16 3.0
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Size(MB) 2048
Memory Interface 256 bits
Core Clock Speed(MHz) 1100Mhz (Boost: 1150Mhz)
Memory Clock Speed(MHz) 5600
DVI Output 2 (Dual-link DVI-I x 1, Dual-link DVI-D x 1)
HDMI-Output 1 (version 1.4a)
DisplayPort 1
HDCP Support Y
HDMI Support Y
Dual-link DVI Y
Display Output (Max Resolution) 2560x1600
RAMDACs 400
DirectX Version Support 11.2
OpenGL Version Support 4.3
CrossFire Support Y
Card Dimension(mm) 263 x 126 x 38mm
Weight 755

 

The Specification may change without notice. The actual products sold are different from areas. Please check the detailed Specification with your local dealers.

 

Awards

Best Buy Award - Bozzabench
Date: 2014-00
Title: Best Buy Award
Review: >Open
Media: Bozzabench
Country: Serbia
Year's Editors' Pick - Digit
Date: 2014-00
Title: Year's Editors' Pick
Review: -
Media: Digit
Country: India
Silver Award - HWM
Date: 2014-00
Title: Silver Award
Review: -
Media: HWM
Country: Malaysia
Editor's Choice: Best product - Overclockers.ua
Date: 2014-00
Title: Editor's Choice: Best product
Review: >Open
Media: Overclockers.ua
Country: Ukraine
SHPIL: 4,5 out 5 stars! - SHPIL
Date: 2014-00
Title: SHPIL: 4,5 out 5 stars!
Review: -
Media: SHPIL
Country: Ukraine
Top-Product - PC Games Hardware
Date: 2013-00
Title: Top-Product
Review: -
Media: PC Games Hardware
Country: Germany
Editor's Choice - Ozeros
Date: 2013-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: >Open
Media: Ozeros
Country: Chile
Recommended product - Ozeros
Date: 2013-00
Title: Recommended product
Review: >Open
Media: Ozeros
Country: Chile
Editor's Choice - TweakTown
Date: 2013-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: >Open
Media: TweakTown
Country: Australia
Super Performance - Benchmark.pl
Date: 2013-00
Title: Super Performance
Review: >Open
Media: Benchmark.pl
Country: Poland
Bronce - Sabios del PC
Date: 2013-00
Title: Bronce
Review: >Open
Media: Sabios del PC
Country: Spain
Recommended - Sabios del PC
Date: 2013-00
Title: Recommended
Review: >Open
Media: Sabios del PC
Country: Spain
Gold - Hardware-Test
Date: 2013-00
Title: Gold
Review: >Open
Media: Hardware-Test
Country: Denmark
Great product - toxicviper.tv
Date: 2013-00
Title: Great product
Review: >Open
Media: toxicviper.tv
Country: Poland
4.5 Star Award - Ocaholic
Date: 2013-00
Title: 4.5 Star Award
Review: >Open
Media: Ocaholic
Country: Germany
Pure PC 4 fires - PurePC.pl
Date: 2013-00
Title: Pure PC 4 fires
Review: >Open
Media: PurePC.pl
Country: Poland
Editor Choice's - TechPowerUp
Date: 2013-00
Title: Editor Choice's
Review: >Open
Media: TechPowerUp
Country: United States
Recommendation - FrazPC
Date: 2013-00
Title: Recommendation
Review: >Open
Media: FrazPC
Country: Poland
Performance - FrazPC
Date: 2013-00
Title: Performance
Review: >Open
Media: FrazPC
Country: Poland
Quality - FrazPC
Date: 2013-00
Title: Quality
Review: >Open
Media: FrazPC
Country: Poland
Recommended - CHIP Malaysia
Date: 2013-00
Title: Recommended
Review: -
Media: CHIP Malaysia
Country: Malaysia

BIOS

Driver

Win8.1 64,Win8.1 32,Win8 64,Win8 32,Win7 64,Win7 32,XP 64,XP 32

!Special Note:

The Drivers provided here are exclusively for MSI products only. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage resulted from improper usage or lack of technical expertise.


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Description
Version 13.9
Type AMD Graphics Drivers Release Date 2014-01-23
OS XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 193.88 MB
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AMD Graphics Driver 13.12
Description
Version 13.12
Type AMD Graphics Drivers Release Date 2014-01-17
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 297.12 MB
Note
MSI Graphics Driver 13.101
Description
Version 13.101
Type AMD Graphics Drivers Release Date 2013-10-15
OS Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 271.1 MB
Note
MSI Graphics Driver 9.00.100.15
Description
Version 9.00.100.15
Type AMD Graphics Drivers Release Date 2013-10-15
OS XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 193.67 MB
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Utility

Win8.1 64,Win8.1 32,Win8 64,Win8 32,Win7 64,Win7 32,Vista 64,Vista 32,XP 64,XP 32

!Special Note:

The Utilities provided here are exclusively for MSI products only. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage resulted from improper usage or lack of technical expertise.


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
MSI Live Update 5
Description • Online update BIOS/Driver/Firmware/Utility.
• Live Monitor auto-detects and suggests the latest BIOS/Driver/Utilities information.
Version 5.0.115
Type Utility Release Date 2014-04-03
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 9.64 MB
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MSI Afterburner
Description MSI's own "Afterburner" software is currently the most powerful graphics card overclocking software available. Aside from the basic frequency adjustment and system monitor, this software allows the user to adjust the voltage for the GPU. This important feature saves all the hassle of having to adjust the circuit board in order to provide a higher voltage to the GPU. Additionally, the software's automatic fan speed control has received a lot of praise from enthusiasts all over the world. With MSI's "Afterburner", the decision to run the fan quietly or for high-performance is in your hands!
Version 2.3.1
Type Utility Release Date 2013-06-07
OS Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 21.93 MB
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